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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.123a
Short-stay nursing home residents with pressure sores, United States, 2004a
Population groupb Percent Standard error
Total 21.2 0.04
Age 0-64 21.4 0.15
65-74 20.1 0.10
75-84 20.5 0.06
85 and over 22.1 0.07
Gender Male 23.4 0.07
Female 20.1 0.05
Race/ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 20.6 0.04
Non-Hispanic, Black 25.0 0.14
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN 22.4 0.69
Non-Hispanic, API 22.7 0.42
Hispanic, all races 24.7 0.24

a Full year estimates.

b Age, gender and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander;

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.

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